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Learn about my favorite clean beauty essentials plus reviews, tips for application, and choosing products your skin type.

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Organize, declutter and create a home neat home with these real life tips and before and afters.


Explore posts written by a Registered Dietitian on healthy mindset, why real food matters, and a non-diet approach.

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Quick and easy family-friendly recipes made with real food that don’t take all day to make.

Recent Posts

11 Warm Snacks For Cold Days

January 19, 2022Whether you are in the mood for something salty or sweet, these 11 warm snacks for cold days are both comforting and nutritious! It's getting cooold here in Cville. From November to February, I have our gas fireplace going several…Read More

Beautycounter Body Products Review

January 18, 2022These are 10 of my favorite Beautycounter body products that are safe, effective, and clean beauty essentials. In beautiful new packaging, they have a great look, feel, and mission.  Back to Basics You've most likely heard me rave about my…Read More
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hi, I’m Kath!

I’m a Registered Dietitian, healthy eater, and mom of two from Charlottesville, Virginia. Here you’ll find a healthy mix of real-life meals made from whole ingredients balanced with the pleasures of life, including buttercream frosting and good wine. Plus a sprinkle of nutrition, home life, beauty, parenting, and organizing.

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Featured Posts

How To Organize Your Digital Clutter

February 12, 2021Are you drowning in digital clutter? Learn how to conquer digital organization with a simple system that takes no more than one hour each week so you can spend more time doing what you love! Here's an overview of the…Read More

Beautycounter Products For Brighter Skin

May 8, 2020These two Beautycounter products for brighter skin have changed my skin for the better (er, brighter!) Get a promo code on your first order at the bottom of the post! The Glowing Skin Duo While I've had a solid skincare…Read More

Healthy Mindset

How To Reset After the Holidays

December 29, 2021Here are some tips on how to reset after the holidays to focus on choices that make you feel your best (and without doing anything extreme)! The holiday season is notorious for feeling the squiggly line effect in action: the…Read More

Ways To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

December 13, 2021These tips to stay healthy this holiday season will help you balance happy and healthy so you feel great at the end of the night - and the end of the season!  This time of year is notoriously known for…Read More

Oatmeal Recipes

Healthy Baked Oatmeal (Pumpkin!)

September 20, 2021This healthy baked oatmeal is the best way to get all of your favorite seasonal flavors in one cozy dish. Oats, warm spices, canned pumpkin, and just a touch of caramelized brown sugar topping make this crave-worthy baked oatmeal a…Read More

Oatmeal Pancake Recipe

May 14, 2020One of KERF's oldest recipes, this single serving oatmeal pancake recipe combines quick oats, a whole egg, baking powder, and cinnamon for a hearty skillet pancake ready in minutes! My oldest recipe? This oatmeal pancake recipe might be the oldest…Read More

Home Organizing

12 Medicine Storage Ideas

January 14, 2022These medicine storage ideas will help you organize your medicines so you'll be able to find what you need when you need it! 12 Medicine Storage Ideas How many times have you gone hunting for a medicine to find it…Read More

Linen Closet Overhaul

November 15, 2021Even the most organized linen closets get messy! Here's a recap of my recent linen closet overhaul and the steps I took to go from overstuffed to tidy!  Linen Closet Overhaul Over time, things just get messy. You can see…Read More